Politics of Aid

How UN Humanitarian Aid Has Propped Up Assad

A Red Crescent aid convoy in Douma, March 2018.Bassam Khabieh / Reuters Article initially published in Foreign Affairs on September 20, 2018 and written by Annie Sparrow. he international sanctions imposed on Syria since April 2011 are the most comprehensive on...

Blood and war: How a UN agency cooperates with Assad

Elizabeth Hoff, World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Syria, speaks at a press briefing in Geneva on January 26, 2016. (UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré) Article initially published in Fox News on October 27, 2016 and written by George Russell and Annie...

Ireland can help UN to stop Assad manipulating humanitarian aid

Omar (10), who was injured in an air strike that killed several members of his family, at a make-shift hospital in eastern Ghouta. Photograph: Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Article initially published in The Irish Times on June 26, 2018 and written by Annie Sparrow. This...

Hypocritic Oath

How WHO and other international agencies aid Assad’s war against Syria’s civilians. Article initially published in Foreign Policy on February 9, 2018 and written by Annie Sparrow. Read the full article on foreignpolicy.com